This staff working document presents the results of a work stream, launched under the capital markets union (CMU) action plan, to improve the conditions for finance to European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The report describes initiatives that have been taken at national and regional level to help SMEs identify a wider range of sources of finance, as well as to provide investors and lenders with reliable information about companies.
Addressing information barriers in the SME funding market in the context of the capital markets union
First published on
06 June 2017